Construction pauses for Memorial Day

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 10:39

Memorial Day travelers on the Kenai Peninsula won’t have to worry about construction traffic delays.

Elementary classes clean up, improve nearby trails

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 20:29

Almost as soon as they made it through the back gate at Tustumena Elementary School, Shonia Werner’s sixth-grade students were scampering down the trail in search of plants.

Soldotna narrows annexation options

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 10:02

The Soldotna City Council is refining controversial plans to expand the city limits as it prepares for a vote at its June 13 meeting whether to have staff draft an annexation petition for the Local Boundary Commission, the five-member state board that approves municipal boundary changes.

Connections graduates move ahead

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:06

One of the hallmarks of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Connections Homeschool graduation is that many of the students graduating together are just meeting each other for the first time in the seats of the Soldotna High School Auditorium.

Who’s that woman?

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:06

I am going to brag a little this time!

Common problems can lead to deck collapses

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 21:06

The weather is finally warm enough on the central Kenai Peninsula to sit outside in the evening without being wrapped in multiple layers. For many people, that means heading out to the deck.

Assembly asks DOT to lower Cooper Landing area speed limit

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:23

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly has asked the state to consider dropping the speed limit on the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing, but it’s not likely to change any time soon.

Federal program runs short of money for health care internet

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:03

A reduction in federal subsidy payments for internet services essential to rural health care providers could shift almost $500,000 in costs this year to the Kenai Peninsula’s biggest health care providers.

Nikiski students look back with fondess as they cross the finish line

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:21

Friendship was on the mind of many Nikiski High School graduates Wednesday night as they prepared to accept their diplomas and cross into the next phase of their lives.

Swimming the Russian River

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

I went to the Russian River last week.